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Local Resources

Support groups provide a place for individuals affected by a similar condition or circumstance to provide and receive support and share their experiences.

Not all support groups are facilitated by an American Liver Foundation volunteer. Some support groups are facilitated by 3rd party organizations and individuals in this region.


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Hepatitis Outreach Project

Philadelphia Hepatitis Outreach Project (P-HOP) conducts community-based hepatitis prevention education, screening, testing and linkage to medical care and support services. Outreach services are implemented in substance abuse treatment and public housing facilities, HIV early intervention programs, homeless shelters among others.

Hepatitis C Support Group

PHMC Care Clinic
1200 Callowhill Street, Suite 101
Philadelphia, PA 19123

Phone: 215-731-2174

Every third Wednesday of the month


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Annandale, Virginia

MedStar Georgetown Transplant Institute

FREE liver screening to the D.C. Metropolitan area. This screening allows for testing of Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and ALT levels. ALT levels help measure overall liver function. One blood sample will be collected. A follow-up consultation will be provided to discuss further care options if needed.

Walk-ins accepted on Tuesdays from 8:30am to 3:30pm. Scheduled appointments available upon request.

Contact Chloe Shreve – Liver Program Coordinator
703-639-0616 or 571-205-6350
GUH-healthyliver@medstar.net

http://www.medstargeorgetown.org/our-services/medstar-georgetown-transplant-institute/locations/fairfax/#q={}

To provide a voice for communication between patients, caregivers and their families and the staff resulting in policy, advocacy or program development for the American Liver Foundation.


Qualifications to Participate

  • There will be no religious or political affiliation.
  • Must be an individual who has had experience with liver disease, caregiver or a family member of a patient. Must be able to see beyond one’s own experiences.
  • A good candidate must be concerned with more than one issue or agenda.
  • Must be a good listener as well as one who respects the opinions of others.
  • Interacts well with many different kinds of people and is able to work in partnership with others.
  • Every participant must fill out the necessary paperwork to be submitted and approved through our HR department.

For more information please contact:

Ivory Allison at iallison@liverfoundation.org or 215-425-8080

HepCAP is a coalition of doctors, people living with hep C, community agencies, civil servants, and concerned Philadelphians. They are dedicated to improving hepatitis C support services in Philadelphia, and work together to develop projects that close the gaps in local hep C services. Please visit their website here.


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